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Realtors® Join FHFA in Georgia to Inform Homeowners about HARP Benefits

August 14, 2014: 

FHFA and NAR are participating in a town hall meeting today to talk about the HARP program, which could help more than 34,000 Atlanta residents reduce their mortgage payments.

Home-Price Gains Decelerate in Many Metro Areas during Second Quarter

August 12, 2014: 

Home-price growth continued to moderate in many metro areas in the second quarter and year-over-year price appreciation is at its slowest pace since 2012.

New Credit Scoring Calculation Will Improve Access to Homeownership, Say Realtors®

August 8, 2014: 

REALTORS® welcome today’s announcement from Fair Isaac Corp., or FICO, that it will no longer penalize borrowers for certain debt-collection activities when calculating credit scores.

Realtors® Environmental Summit Evaluates Potential Risks to Real Estate

July 29, 2014: 

Realtor® leaders are hearing from the nation’s foremost experts on environmental risk management during NAR's first environmental summit.

Updater and zipLogix Partner to Simplify the Moving Process

July 29, 2014: 

NAR investments Updater and zipLogix have announced a partnership to help real estate professionals streamline the moving process for their clients from within zipForm®.

Pending Home Sales Slip in June

July 28, 2014: 

After three consecutive months of solid gains, pending home sales slowed modestly in June.

NAR Identifies Best Purchase Markets for Aspiring Millennial Homebuyers

July 24, 2014: 

First-time homebuyers have been largely absent from the housing market in the current economic recovery, but some metropolitan areas – particularly in the Midwest and West – are well positioned to see increases in home-buying from the Millennial generation in upcoming years.

Realtors® Commend FEMA for Effective Implementation of Flood Insurance Reforms

July 23, 2014: 

NAR testified today before the U.S. Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security, commending FEMA for effective implementation of flood insurance reforms.

Existing-Home Sales Up in June, Unsold Inventory Shows Continued Progress

July 22, 2014: 

Existing-home sales increased in June and reached an annual pace of 5 million sales for the first time since October 2013, while rising inventory continues to push overall supply towards a more balanced market.

Realtors® President Joins Housing Experts at White House for FHA’s 80th Anniversary Celebration

July 21, 2014: 

The Federal Housing Administration celebrated its 80th anniversary today at the White House with two panel discussions highlighting the past, present, and future of the agency and its impact on homeownership.